UMBC Cyber Defense Team wins 2015 Maryland Cyber Challenge
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UMBC Cyber Defense Team wins 2015 Maryland Cyber Challenge

The Cyber Defense Team, a UMBC club focusing on computer and network security, recently competed in and won the 2015 Maryland Cyber Defense Challenge, or MDC3. The competition…

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Student Support Services re-ups its offerings

Student Support Services is undergoing a lot of change lately, with the most publicized shift being a change in name. Student Support Services is now Student Disability Services.…

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2016 marks tenth year for UMBC’s MDQuit program
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2016 marks tenth year for UMBC’s MDQuit program

On Jan. 21, 2016 UMBC’s Maryland Quitting Use and Initiation of Tobacco program held its 10th Annual Best Practices Conference. The event focused on tobacco cessation during the past…

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UMBC professor develops blood-clotting agent to help wounded soldiers
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UMBC professor develops blood-clotting agent to help wounded soldiers

Erin Lavik, chemical, biochemical and environmental engineering professor at UMBC, along with members of the Lavik Lab, a lab which collaborates with UMBC, have developed a blood-clotting agent…

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Breaking ground on the Retriever Event Center

UMBC has announced that beginning in early February, the university will begin constructing the Retriever Event Center, an advanced athletics venue and multi-use facility. The new facility is…

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UMBC bans hoverboards and drones
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UMBC bans hoverboards and drones

A recent decision made by UMBC’s Office of Environmental Safety and Health has led to a campus-wide ban on hoverboards and drones. This decision was made in response…

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